Ukraine starts drafting reservists aged 18-60 after president's order

The maximum service period is one year.

By Reuters

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Published: Wed 23 Feb 2022, 12:07 PM

Ukraine on Wednesday has started conscripting reservists aged 18-60 following a decree by President Volodymyr Zelenskiy, the armed forces said in a statement.

The maximum service period is one year.


Zelenskiy on Tuesday said he was introducing the conscription of reservists but ruled out a general mobilisation after Russia announced it was moving troops into eastern Ukraine.

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